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Aug 23rd, 2006, 03:04 PM
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Hello,

In the interest of clarity (particularly for newbies) I've copied the trip report links from Steph's original thread here with the new header. I’ve also arranged them in (rough) chronological order and excised a number of duplicate links.

Please check to see whether your report has been listed before adding a link!

Cheers,
Julian

KAVEY Nambia and Botswana (June 2001)
Itinerary: London - Johannesburg - Windhoek (Namibia)- Wolwedans Dune Lodge - Sossusvlei Lodge - Damaraland Camp - Little Mombo Camp (Botswana) -Little Vumbura Camp - Chitabe Trails Camp - Maun - Johannesburg (via Gaberone)-London
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...=4&tid=1305130
http://www.ofoto.com/I.jsp?m=62396601403&n=1677567491

ROCCO South Africa and Victoria Falls (March 2002)
Cape Town: Table Bay Hotel and Mount Nelson Hotel
Singita: Sabi Sands, South Africa
Matetsi, Zimbabwe
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...=4&tid=1354729
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...=4&tid=1357346
http://www.ofoto.com/I.jsp?m=4604239...05&n=456003369

LISA South Africa and Victoria Falls (August 2002)
Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge: Sabi Sands, South Africa
Victoria Falls: Zambezi Sun (Zambia side)
Cape Town: Sir Francis Hotel
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...=4&tid=1404681

HANL South Africa (February 2003)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34402223

GIRLPOLO33 South Africa (May 2003)
South Africa: Phinda Forest Lodge, Londolozi Tree Camp, Singita Ebony
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34422887

ROCCO Zambia and South Africa (June 2003)
Johannesburg: Micheangelo Hotel
Kafunta Lodge, South Luangwa, Zambia
Cape Town: Twelve Apostles
Cape Winelands: Lanzerac Manor
Vuyatela: Sabi Sands, South Africa
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34425911
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34428162

LISA South Africa (December 2003)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34461491

DIANE South Africa, Botswana, and Victoria Falls (March 2004)
Cape Town: Atlantic View Villas
Victoria Falls: Royal Livingstone, Zambia side
Botswana: Little Vumbura
South Africa: Singita, Sabi Sands
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34489195
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34489338
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34489795
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34490024

GIRLPOLO33 Botswana (May 2004)
Macatoo Camp (horseback safari) and Little Vumbura and Chitabe
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34504241

KAVEY South Africa, Botswana, and Namibia (June 2004)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34511049

ROCCO Zambia (June 2004)
Kulefu in Lower Zambezi, Kaingo in South Luangwa and Chichele Presidential Lodge in South Luangwa:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34506076
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34507426

EENUSA Botswana and Victoria Falls (June 26-July 9, 2004)
Botswana: Xigera Camp, Chitabe Trails, Duma Tau
Victoria Falls: Sussi & Chuma (Zambia side)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34721365

LIN Botswana and Victoria Falls (July 2004)
Itinerary: 2 nights Jack's Camp; 1 night Chitabe Main Camp and 2 nights on Chitabe Walking Trail; 2 nights Little Vumbura, 3 nights Pom Pom, 2 nights Selinda in the Linyati, 2 nights Sussi & Chuma House (Zambian side of Falls).
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34526425

MV Namibia and Botswana (August 2004)
Namibia: Impalila Island Lodge & Susuwe Island Lodge
Botswana: Kwando Lagoon, Lebala, and Kwara
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34663691
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34663130

JRRUFF Botswana And Victoria Falls (August 2004)
Botswana: Kwai River Lodge and Savute Elephant Camp
Victoria Falls: Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (Zim side)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34532908

GREENDRAKE Zambia (September, 2004)
Bushcamp Company: Chamilandu; Chindeni; Bilimungwe; Mfuwe Lodge
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34530414
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34529998

KERIKERI Botswana, Victoria Falls, South Africa, Mauritius, and Madagascar (December 2004)
Botswana: Baines Camp, Chief’s Camp, and Chobe Safari Lodge
Victoria Falls: Royal Livingstone (Zambia side)
Madikwe, South Africa: Madikwe Safari Lodge
Mauritius and Madagscar
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34546278
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34546281

MTEA South Africa (January 2005)
Cape Town, Garden Route, Drakensberg, Johannesburg and Madikwe
Concise review of trip with listing of animals seen and reviews of accomadations and experience. No photos.
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...4&tid=34563768

MINCEPIE South Africa and Botswana (January 2005)
Djuma Bush Lodge: Sabi Sands, South Africa
Botswana: Xigera Camp and Deception Valley Lodge
Cape Town: Commodore Hotel
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34557320

BIGCOUNTRY Zimbabwe and Botswana (Jan 2005)
Zimbabwe: Makololo Plains; Botswana: Mombo Camp
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34553228
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34554677
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34555149

GIRLPOLO33 Botswana (May 2005)
Macatoo Camp (horseback safari) and Kwetsani
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34629997

WALLYBRENDA South Africa and Botswana (May/June 2005)
Cape Town + Botswana
Lots of photos and details!
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...4&tid=34632411

JCASALE South Africa, Victoria Falls, and Botswana (June 2005)
Cape Town: Portswood Hotel
Sabi Sands, South Africa: Elephant Plains Lodge
Victoria Falls: Llala Lodge (Zimbabwe side)
Botswana: Nxabega Camp, Kwara
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34647330
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34663691
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34663130

BRANDYWINE South Africa & Botswana (June 2005)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34639489
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34646478

NAPAMATT South Africa and Botswana (July 2005)
Sabi Sands, South Africa: Mala Mala
Botswana: Kings Pool & Mombo
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34652514
And rest of report with link to photos:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34656972

LIN Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia (July 2005)
Westcliff Hotel Johannesburg (1 night)
Zimbabwe: Little Makalolo
Botswana: Savuti
Victoria Falls: Tongabezi Lodge
Zambia: Sausage Tree Camp, Lower Zambezi
Zambia: Tafika Camp & Puku Ridge, South Luangwa NP
The Grace Hotel Johannesburg (2 nights)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34656030

MIKE59 Botswana (July 2005)
Camping with Masson Safaris
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34684546

DREAMING South Africa and Zambia (July/August 2005)
Hippo Boutique Hotel - Cape Town (3)
Airport Holiday Inn - JNB (1)
Kafunta River Lodge - South Luangwa (3)
Island Bush Camp - South Luangwa (2)
Chongwe River Camp - Lower Zambezi (3)
Westcliff - JNB (1)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34663347

ATRAVELYNN Botswana (August 2005)
San Camp and Chitabe, including Chitabe Walking Trails.
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34690768

GARDYLOO Botswana, Victoria Falls, and South Africa (August 2005)
http://tinyurl.com/lkok4

CYNTUT Zambia (August 2005)
Chiawa, Chongwe River Camp, Sausage Tree Camp, Old Mondoro
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34669585

ROCCO Zambia and South Africa (September 2005)
Kasaka River Lodge: Lower Zambezi, Zambia
Chongwe River Camp: Lower Zambezi, Zambia
Luangwa River Lodge: South Luangwa, Zambia
Puku Ridge: South Luangwa, Zambia
Cape Town: Twelve Apostles
Simbambili: Sabi Sands, South Africa
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34680408

ERICKA Botswana and South Africa (September 2005)
Botswana: King’s Pool & Jao
Sabi Sands, South Africa: Singita Ebony Lodge
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34682352

BEEPT Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls (Sept 2005)
Hwange NP: Makalolo Plains; Victoria Falls: Victoria Falls Hotel (Zim side); Matetsi Water Lodge
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34685922
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34686389

MV Botswana (Sept 26 - Oct 6, 2005)
Kwando Lagoon, Lebala, and Kwara
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34690971
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34696958

SUNDOWNER Botswana (September/October 2005)
Mobile safari with Gametrails
2 nights Livingston
2 nights Chobe
2 nights Savute, the last afternoon a leisurely boat cruise on the Chobe River
2 nights Khwai community campsite on the border of the Moremi Game Reserve
2 nights in the Xakanaxa region of the reserve
1 night at a remote island in the Okavango Delta (they called this the fly camp - we only had "bare essentials" which mainly meant smaller tents and no cots)
1 night in Maun at a guesthouse (we stayed in chalets)
1 night in the Makgadigadi pans, fly camp
2 nights on the Boteti river (dry) on the border between the Makgadgadi and the Central Kalahari (Meno A Kwena Lodge)
2 nights in the panhandle area of the Okavango Delta at the Xaro Lodge
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34701244

MATNIKSTYM Zambia (October 2005)
Luangwa River Lodge; Chongwe River Lodge; Stanley Safari Lodge
http://fodors.com/forums/threadselec...4&tid=34702199

JSCCHAN South Africa and Victoria Falls (November 2005)
Madikwe, South Africa (Etali Lodge)
Garden Route & Winelands, South Africa
Cape Town: Cape Cadogan Hotel
Victoria Falls: Stanley Safari Lodge (Zambia side)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34721899 (link to photos here)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34723505
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34724169
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34724992
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34725370

SAPPHIRE South Africa (November 2005
Short and sweet – recount of a 2 day excursion to Madikwe. No photos.
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...4&tid=34710195

JUDITHLORRAINE123 Botswana (November 2005)
Maun: Audi Camp; Kwando Camps: Lagoon, Lebala, Kwara
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34713591

DRRYANJAMES South Africa (December 2005)
A very detailed trip report in 4 parts – Paris to Cape Town, Joberg, Balule Game Reserve and back. No photos but lots of information about the experience.
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...4&tid=34741935

KAYE South Africa (Dec 2005/Jan 2006)
Sabi Sands, South Africa: Mala Mala, Londolozi, and Ivory Lodge @ Lion Sands
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34744403

ELLENE South Africa (January 2006)
Thornybush & Mala Mala
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...4&tid=34742539

EEYOREGREY South Africa (January 2006)
Wilderness, Oudtshoorn and Cape Town
No photos but good info with some interesting comments about the highlights and lowlights of the trip.
http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...4&tid=34737541

NAPAMATT South Africa (January 2006)
Mala Mala: Sabi Sands, South Africa
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34744147
And rest of report with link to photos:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34751777

MATNIKSTYM Zambia (March 2006)
Tafika Camp; Puku Ridge; Luangwa River Lodge
http://fodors.com/forums/threadselec...4&tid=34779548
pictures at: www.kodakgallery.com/dennisinzambia

JASHER Botswana (June/July 2006)
The Saxon; Savuti; Mombo; Lebala; Lagoon; Jack’s
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34844345

KAYE Botswana and Zimbabwe (June/July 2006)
Sandibe, Nxabega, and Matetsi
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34856830
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MIKE14C South African and Botswana (August 2006)
Phinda; Mombo; Jao; King's Pool
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34859908
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Aug 27th, 2006, 03:54 AM
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Hello,

It seems to be a bumper weekend for trip reports!

ATRAVELYNN Botswana (August 2006)
Duba Plains; Vumbura Plains; Zibalianja
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34859832

Cheers,
Julian
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RAELOND Botswana and Zambia June/July 2006
Kwetsani, Duba Plains, Duma Tau, Victoria Falls (River Club), South Luangwa (Tena Tena and Nsefu)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34858382
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Aug 27th, 2006, 09:30 AM
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MV Botswana (July 2006)
Little Kwara and Lebala
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RAELOND Botswana and Zambia (June/July 2006)
Kwetsani, Duba Plains, Duma Tau, Victoria Falls (River Club), South Luangwa (Tena Tena and Nsefu)
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Aug 28th, 2006, 12:10 AM
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Julian,
Our Zambia trip report from March 2005:fromhttp://fodors.com/forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=4&tid=34595009&numresponses=27& start=0&searchText=GovernorPhil
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Aug 28th, 2006, 06:09 AM
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Julian, I posted a report on visit to Lesotho, Hluhluwe and Kgalagadi a month or so ago, but I don't know how to cut-and-pašte the link. And does Madagascar count as Southern Africa; if so, I did a trip report from that trip, too. Both should be easy for you to find by searching either Lesotho or Madagascar. Thanks
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THIT_CHO South Africa and Lesotho (July 2006)
KwaZuluNatal (Hluhluwe-Umfolozi, St Lucia); Kgalagadi; Lesotho
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34835599

THIT_CHO Madagascar (June 2005)
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NAPAMATT Botswana (June 2006)
Mombo, Vumbura Plains, Duma Tau
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PREDATOR BIOLOGIST Namibia, Mozambique, and South Africa (November 2004)
Itinerary: Namibia/Windhoek (Hilltop House)- Sossousvlei Wilderness Camp - Swakopmund - Damaraland Camp - Little Ongava - Joburg (Intercontinental Airport) - Mozambique/Indigo Bay Lodge - Benguerra Lodge - Capetown (Kensington Place)
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...4&tid=34548100

PREDATOR BIOLOGIST South Africa and Botswana(March 2006)
Itinerary: Joburg (D'Oreal Grande)- Madikwe (Madikwe Hills & Buffalo Ridge) - Joburg (Ten Bompas)- Botswana/Deception Valley Lodge - Kwando Kwara - Kwando Lebala - Westcliff
http://fodors.com/forums/threadselec...4&tid=34780788
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HANL Namibia (May/June 2005)
Okonjima; Etosha; Little Ongava; Impalila Island Lodge; Little Kulala
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SANTHARAMHARI Botswana (August 2006)
Lagoon; Lebala; Little Kwara
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Julian:

a couple of reports and pictures from me.
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Pictures from Little Kwara and Lebala, July 2006
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...t=0&dirtyBit=1

Trip report Little Kwara July 2006-

http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...t=0&dirtyBit=1

Trip report Kwando Lagoon, Lebala and Kwara, Fall 2005

http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...t=0&dirtyBit=1

and pictures:

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SANTHRAMHARI South Africa (August 2006)
Exeter Dulini (Sabi Sands)
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SHAYTAY South Africa and Botswana (February 2006)
Chitabe, Tubu Tree
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JIGGYLOU Namibia and Zambia (August 2006)
Ntwala Island and Songwe Village
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LILLIPETS Botswana (August 2006)
Mobile safari with GameTrails
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Wilderness camps: Duba Plains, Vumbura Plains, Zibalianja with one night at Tshwene Walking Trails Camp
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Wilderness camps: Duba Plains, Vumbura Plains, Zibalianja with one night at Tshwene Walking Trails Camp

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